Swift Mission Operations Team awarded Robert H Goddard Quality and Process Improvement Award

Omitron’s Swift Mission Operations Team received the NASA/GSFC 2023 Robert H. Goddard Award for Quality and Process Improvement. The citation for the award reads:

“For exceptional mission operations of the Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory, directly enabling exciting scientific opportunities in the new era of multi-messenger astronomy.”

Omitron developed and deployed the Swift Mission Operations Center (MOC) at Penn State University and has been successfully performing mission operations of the Swift Observatory for over 18 years, since launch in November 2004.

“We are delighted to receive this prestigious award recognizing our teams’ exceptional performance and contributions to this important scientific mission”, said Doug Spiegel, Omitron VP Civil Space Programs. “We look forward to continuing our partnership with NASA and Penn State in achieving exciting scientific return.”

NASA Swift Principal Investigator Brad Cenko commented: “On behalf of the Goddard Center Director, I’m delighted to report that you have been selected for a 2023 Robert H. Goddard Award for Quality and Process Improvement. The Robert H. Goddard Awards are the highest honors awarded by Goddard Space Flight Center. Thank you all again for the exceptional support that you provide for Swift”.

Congratulations to our Swift team!

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